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 Russian militants opened fire 72 times yesterday, wounded one Ukrainian soldier, - Staff

Russian militants opened fire upon Ukraine's army positions 72 times yesterday, wounded one military.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) Staff's press center on Facebook.

"A total of 72 cases of fire were recorded. One our military has been wounded," the report reads.

In Donetsk direction, 122 mm artillery fired upon Pisky. Nevelske, Verkhniotoretske, Avdiivka, and Troitske came under 120 mm and 82 mm mortar fire. The enemy employed grenade launchers and small arms upon Nevelske, Zaitseve, Pisky, Novoluhanske, Verkhniotoretske, Novoselivka Druha, and Luhanske. A sniper was active in Nevelske.

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In Mariupol direction, 122 mm artillery, tanks, IFVs, and APCs were firing upon Vodiane. Mortars of various calibers impacted Pavlopil, Krasnohorivka, and Shyrokyne. Lebedynske, Bohdanivka, Pavlopil, and Shyrokyne came under grenade launchers, large caliber machine guns, and small arms fire. An IFV and a sniper were shooting in Shyrokyne.

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In Luhansk direction, militants employed 82 mm mortars and grenade launchers to shell ATO positions in Krymske, Valuiske, Novooleksandrivka, and Stanytsia Luhanska.

Earlier, pro-Russian separatists opened fire upon Ukrainian positions 67 times on Feb. 12.

 
 
 
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